The Middle Sea: A History Of The Mediterranean Volumes I & II
John Julius Norwich takes us through the Arab conquests of Syria and North Africa; the Holy Roman Empire and the Crusades; Ferdinand and Isabella and the Spanish Inquisition; the great sieges of Rhodes and Malta by the Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent; the pirates of the Barbary Coast and the Battle of Lepanto; Nelson and Napoleon; the Greek War of Independence and the Italian Risorgimento. The story ends with the tragic Gallipoli campaign and the war in the desert which brought fame to the enigmatic T.E. Lawrence.
Publisher: The Folio Society
Date Published: 2010
Book Condition: Near fine two volume hardcover in a near fine slip-case – a nice set
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